Related Information for Fred Lane Fred Lane is the stage name of Tuscaloosa, AL, vocalist/songwriter/visual artist T.R. Reed (Tim Reed) who released two relatively obscure yet critically-appreciated albums in the 1980s on the Shimmy Disc label. These albums explored various traditional genres of American music such as jazz, country, and big-band swing, but infused with improvisational experimentations and Dadaist free-associative lyrics.Lane was involved in the conceptual music scene at the University of Alabama in the ci.. read more